Life has always taken place in a tumult without apparent cohesion, but it only finds its grandeur and its reality in ecstasy and in ecstatic love.
Author: Georges Bataille (1897-1962)
Profession: French Novelist, Critic
O my God, what must a soul be like when it is in this state! It longs to be all one tongue with which to praise the Lord. It utters a thousand pious follies, in a continuous endeavor to please Him who thus possesses it.
Author: St. Teresa of Avila (1515-1582)
Profession: Spanish Saint, Mystic
Ecstasy is not really part of the scene we can do on celluloid.
Author: Orson Welles (1915-1985)
Profession: American Film Maker